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Open house for Lake Twp. fire fighter
It was just over four years ago the Lake Township trustees were recognizing Dennis “Pinky” Traver for 50 years of service with the township fire department.

An open house to mark the retirement of the veteran from the department will be held Aug. 5 at the township administration building, Cummings Road.

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Fireworks fundraiser a success
In late May, the Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce kicked off a fundraising campaign for its Annual Independence Day Celebration, which included selling patriotic stars at several businesses throughout town.

According to chamber Executive Director Valerie Winterfield, the response was wonderful. “We would like to thank all of the businesses that sold the stars and all of the people who purchased them,” she said, adding the chamber received several donations from businesses and members of the community.

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Amazing Raise fundraiser
Thirty-three teams participated in the second annual Amazing Island Raise, a fundraiser for Joyful Connections and Ottawa County CASA held on Put-in-Bay June 14.

The 160 participants raced around the island, solving clues and completing challenges. The top finisher was “Nautical Nuisance” led by team captain Emily Dunfee, which finished in just over one hour and 40 minutes. Coming in second place was “FUNraisers” captained by Chris Galvin.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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